KARNATAKA HIGH COURT

  • Disproportionate assets case: Karnataka HC directs probe against Yeddyurappa October 21, 2014

    Bangalore: The Karnataka High Court on Tuesday directed a probe against former chief minister and BJP leader BS Yeddyurappa in a disproportionate assets case. Earlier a court in Shimoga had quashed FIRs against Yeddyurappa in the case. The FIR had alleged that Yeddyurappa had grabbed government land in Shimoga. The HC overturned...
  • Corruption cases return to haunt former CM BS Yeddyurappa October 21, 2014

    Bangalore: A disproportionate assets case against BJP MP and former Karntaka chief minister BS Yeddyurappa returns to haunt him, with the Karnataka High Court telling a trial court in Shimoga to go ahead with its trial against him. A local magistrate court had quashed the First Information Report (FIR) lodged...
  • DA case: Bangalore special court issues order for release of Jayalalithaa October 18, 2014

    Bangalore: The Special Court on Saturday issued the order for release of AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa from jail in accordance with the Supreme Court order granting her bail in the disproportionate assets case. The release order by Special Judge John Michael D'Cunha came after a bond for Rs 2 crore was...
  • DA case: Jayalalithaa deserved to get bail, says lawyer Ram Jethmalani October 17, 2014

    The Supreme Court granted bail to former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa in the 18-year-old disproportionate assets case. Jayalalithaa's lawyer Ram Jethmalani said that she deserved bail. "I am happy that Jayalalithaa got bail. She deserved to get bail. Karnataka High Court's verdict was wrong." ...
  • Exercise restraint, TN CM tells AIADMK workers after Jayalalithaa denied bail October 7, 2014

    Bangalore: The Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Panneerselvam on Tuesday urged AIADMK supporters to exercise restraint in the background of the denial of bail to their chief J Jayalalithaa. In a press release issued by the state government, the CM advised the AIADMK workers to desist from protests and bandhs. He also...
  • DA case: Jayalalithaa's lawyers to move Supreme Court for bail October 7, 2014

    Bangalore: Former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa will move the Supreme Court for bail after the Karnataka High Court on Tuesday denied her release from prison, her lawyers said. "After getting the copy of the Karnataka High Court's order, we will approach the Supreme Court," Jayalalithaa's lawyers Kumar and Ramesh...
  • DA case: Karnataka High Court to hear Jayalalithaa's bail plea today October 7, 2014

    Bangalore: The Karnataka High Court will take up former Tamil Nadu chief minister and AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa's bail application on Tuesday in a disproportionate assets case. Jayalalithaa has sought immediate bail and suspension of her four-year sentence in an 18-year-old corruption case. Bracing up for the anticipated entry of...
  • Jayalalithaa's bail plea to come up for hearing in Karnataka HC on Tuesday October 6, 2014

    Bangalore: The Karnataka High Court will hear on Tuesday AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa's plea seeking immediatebail and suspension of her four-year sentence in an 18-year-old disproportionate assets case. Bracing up for the anticipated entry of AIADMK supportersand leaders into the city from the Hosur border, the police have tightened security in...
  • DA case: Karnataka HC agrees to hear Jayalalithaa's bail plea on Wednesday September 30, 2014

    Bangalore: The Karnataka High Court will hear former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa's bail plea on Wednesday after her lawyers filed a memo seeking speedy hearing. The court had earlier deferred the hearing till Monday, October 6. Jayalalithaa, her aide Sasikala and two others were convicted in the Rs 66.65 crore...
  • DA case: Jayalalithaa to stay in Bangalore jail as HC adjourns bail hearing till October 6 September 30, 2014

    Bangalore: Former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa will have to spend a week in prison as the Karnataka High Court adjourned the hearing of her bail plea in the disproportionate assets case till Monday, October 6. Jayalalithaa, three others were convicted in the Rs 66.65 crore corruption case by a...
  • DA case: Anxious days for TN CM Jaya, judgement day nears June 19, 2014

    Bangalore: The clock's ticking away for the judgement day for Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa in her crucial disproportionate assets (DA) case. Final arguments by the defence began on Thursday morning, 18 years after the first FIR was filed against Jayalalithaa by the Tamil Nadu vigilance department. The case,...
  • Jayalalithaa DA case: Karnataka HC dismisses plea seeking stay on trial May 20, 2014

    Bangalore: The Karnataka High Court on Tuesday dismissed a petition filed by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa and three other accused in a disproportionate assets case, seeking a stay on the trial taking place in a special court. Justice Anand Byrareddy dismissed the plea, observing that the case which is being...
  • SC's no to stay of trial against Jayalalithaa in assets case May 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that it was not inclined to stay the trial at a Bangalore court in the disproportionate assets case against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa and others. A bench comprising justices BS Chauhan and AK Sikri, however, allowed the Chief Minister to withdraw...
  • Wife rejects husband's health certificates, HC approves divorce November 15, 2013

    Bangalore: In a very interesting order, the Karnataka High Court has allowed a couple to divorce after the wife refused to accept her husband's medical fitness certificates. The wife had asked her husband to prove that he was not suffering from HIV, diabetes, heart diseases etc for the consummation of...
  • Spend 2 days together: Karnataka HC to divorce seeking couple November 7, 2013

    Bangalore: In a very interesting order, the Karnataka High Court ordered a divorce seeking couple to spend couple days together in a hotel in Bangalore. A divisional bench comprising Justices KL Manjunath and AV Chandrashekhar felt that communication gap between the two was leading to divorce and it could be...
  • Bangalore: 313 BDA sites alloted under CM's quota to be cancelled October 26, 2013

    Bangalore: In a huge setback to the beneficiaries of the Chief Minister's discretionary quota for residential sites/plots in Bangalore, the Justice B Padmaraj Commission has asked the state government to cancel the allotments. A total of 313 sites/plots were allotted to various people under the Chief Minister's quota (also known...
  • Kingfisher's annual general meet today, employees threaten hunger strike over salary dues September 24, 2013

    Grounded Kingfisher Airlines on Monday made a lastditch attempt to preempt a hunger strike threat by its employees, by asking them to wait till Thursday, as airline expects some positive outcome from the hearing on the winding up petition against it, say sources. The Karnataka High Court is slated to hear...
  • Karnataka High Court summons Vijay Mallya for non-payment of dues September 16, 2013

    Bangalore: In more trouble for the beleaguered Kingfisher boss Vijay Mallya, the Karnataka High Court has summoned him to the court on Tuesday. He has been summoned in relation to a case of the creditors of the Kingfisher group like BNP Paribas, Rolls Royce, and others. The companies had filed...
  • SC orders CBI probe into clashes outside Bangalore court last year August 27, 2013

    Overturning a Karnataka High Court order, the Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered CBI investigation into last year's clashes outside a Bangalore court during production of mining baron G Janardhana Reddy. A bench headed by Chief Justice P Sathasivam set aside the high court order by which a Special Investigation Team (SIT)...
  • Jaya files implead petition against DMK leader's plea August 26, 2013

    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, on Monday, moved to the Karnataka High Court seeking to implead herself in a petition by DMK General Secretary K Anbazagan challenging the appointment of Special Public Prosecutor Bhavani Singh in the disproportionate assets case. When her impleading petition came up for hearing, Justice HS Bopanna...
  • Karnataka government notifies rules for employing women in bars July 9, 2013

    Karnataka government informed the High Court that women bar employees should be at least 21 years old. The government also said that women working in bars and restaurants should be clad in trousers and full sleeved shirts. ...
  • Karnataka: SC refers Kannada language matter to Constitutional bench July 5, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday referred the matter to make Kannada a compulsory language in unaided schools at the primary level to a higher Constitutional bench. The apex court said there needs to be more clarity over what is a mother tongue. The Karnataka government moved the apex...
  • Karnataka: No Cable TV digitisation till April 5 April 2, 2013

    Bangalore: The Karnataka High Court on Monday directed the Central government to ensure that analog channels are not switched off in the state till April 5, 2013. Justice Abdul Nazeer granted time to the Union government to file its objections to a petition seeking extension of the March 31, 2013...
  • SC rejects KFA's plea against HC order to pay Rs 350 cr TDS March 8, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has dismissed a petition filed by Kingfisher Airlines challenging the Karnataka High Court order directing it to pay over Rs 350 crores of tax deducted at source (TDS). The company had contended in its petition that the amount due is much less than the demand...
  • School cannot oust children for nonpayment of fees: K'taka HC February 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Relief for protesting parents against the hike of fee in unaided private school in Bangalore as the Karnataka High Court on Tuesday, while hearing a batch of petitions filed by a Parents Association on the hike of fee, passed an interim order that schools cannot oust the children...
  • Cultural terror: Karnataka HC to hear PIL on nude paintings February 11, 2013

    Bangalore: The Karnataka High Court will on Monday hear a PIL filed on the exhibition of nude paintings in Chitrakala Parishath art gallery in Bangalore. The petitioner has said that there is no screening committee to screen paintings of artists before they are showcased at art galleries. The PIL has also...
  • Form SIT to probe RTI activist's murder: Karnataka HC December 12, 2012

    Bangalore: The Karnataka High Court on Wednesday directed the government to constitute a Special Investigation Team (SIT) headed by Joint Commissioner Crime Pranab Mohanty to investigate into recent murder of Right to Information Activist (RTI) activist Lingaraju. Hearing the suo motu PIL on the matter, a division bench headed by...
  • 2008 B'lore blasts: HC dismisses Madani's bail plea November 22, 2012

    Bangalore: The Karnataka High Court on Thursday dismissed the bail plea of the PDP leader and accused in the 2008 Bangalore serial bombings case Abdul Nasser Madani. The Karnataka Police had charged him for treason, terrorism and attempt to murder. They had also alleged that Madani was part of the...
  • Bangalore: HC raps civic bodies for garbage dump November 20, 2012

    Bangalore: The Karnataka High Court on Tuesday pulled up the state government for letting garbage pile up in Bangalore. Karnataka High Court Chief Justice Vikramjit Sen rapped the Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) and the Pollution Control Board for failing to tackle the garbage problem. Justice Vikramjit Sen expressed apprehensions that...
  • B'lore: French diplomat accused of rape gets bail October 17, 2012

    Bangalore: French embassy official Pascal Mazurier, who was accused of raping his fouryearold daughter, has been granted bail by the Karnataka High Court. Mazurier, who was the Chief of Joint Chancellerie in the Consulate of France, was arrested and sent to judicial custody after his Indian wife Suja Jones accused...